Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of four americans killed in that attack at the u.s. consulate in libya were returned home today. while overseas u.s. marines were sent to the middle east to shore up security at the diplomatic missions in libya. danielle nottingham has the latest on the anti-american protests spreading throughout the muslim world in response to an anti-islam film made in this country. >> reporter: derek, there are now two groups of about 50 marines on the ground in yemen and in libya with others around the world on alert if needed. marines carried the caskets of the four americans killed in libya off a c-17. inside a hangar at andrews air force base president obama paid tribute to their service. >> four americans, four patriots, they loved this country and they chose to serve it and served it well. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton and hundreds of staffers came to console the families of ambassador chris stevens, shawn smith, glenn doherty and tyrone woods. the four men were killed when the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya came under attack tuesday. >> today we bring home four america
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. thank you. >>> president obama is condemning the attack in libya that killed that u.s. ambassador and three other americans and u.s. officials are trying to figure out whether terrorists may have actually planned the whole thing. danielle nottingham is at the state department with the latest. >> reporter: the president has ordered increased security at u.s. diplomatic posts around the world as officials try to piece together exactly how this attack happened. a trashed burned out building is all that remains after an attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, that killed four americans including ambassador chris stevens. >> the world must stand together to unquivocally reject these brutal acts. >> reporter: tuesday night a mob with guns and rocket propelled grenades stormed the building. u.s. authorities are investigating whether a group with ties to al-qaeda may have planned the attack. >> make no mistake. we will work with the libyan government to work to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton said ambassador
Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the necessary steps to protect americans abroad. tuesday night violence at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya left four americans dead including ambassador chris stevens. libyan authorities reported that they have made some arrests. >> i saw those press reports before i came down. i was not able to confirm them, but obviously it would be a good thing if we're starting to move forward on the just tess piece. >> reporter: the fbi open -- justice piece. >> reporter: the fbi opened the investigation to sort out whether this was a protest that got out of hand or an organized terrorist attack. a government source says the fbi is sending investigators to germany to interview personnel who evacuated the consulate in libya. at the state department danielle nottingham. lesli, back to you. >>> three americans injured in the benghazi attack are being treated at a u.s. military hospital in germany. the remains of ambassador stevens and the three others killed with him will arrive back in the u.s. tomorrow. >>> both sides in the presidential race campaigning today in the battle ground state of virginia.